Vetivex pHyLyte Solution for Dogs, Cats & Horses

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Description

Veterinary pHyLyte Injection pH 7.4 is a sterile, nonpyrogenic isotonic solution for used to replace fluids and electrolytes in dogs, cats and horses. Comes in single dose containers for intravenous use. pHyLyte Solution contains no antimicrobial agents or preservatives. Discard any unused fluid.

Uses

Veterinary pHyLyte Injection pH 7.4 (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 1, USP) is indicated as a source of water and electrolytes or as an alkalinizing agent. Veterinary pHyLyte Injection pH 7.4 (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 1, USP) is compatible with blood or blood components. It may be administered prior to or following the infusion of blood through the same administration set (i.e. as a priming solution), added to or infused concurrently with blood components, or used as a diluent in the transfusion of packed erythrocytes. Veterinary pHyLyte Injection pH 7.4 (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 1, USP) and 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP are equally compatible with blood or blood components.

Possible Side Effects

Reactions which may occur because of the solution or the technique of administration include febrile response, infection at the site of injection, venous thrombosis or phlebitis extending from the site of injection, extravasation, and hypervolemia. If an adverse reaction does occur, discontinue the infusion, evaluate the patient, institute appropriate therapeutic countermeasures, and save the remainder of the fluid for examination if deemed necessary.

Drug & Food Interactions

Caution must be exercised in the administration of Veterinary pHyLyte Injection pH 7.4 (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 1, USP) to patients receiving corticosteroids or corticotropin.

Precautions

Clinical evaluation and periodic laboratory determinations are necessary to monitor changes in fluid balance, electrolyte concentrations, and acid base balance during prolonged parenteral therapy or whenever the condition of the patient warrants such evaluation. Veterinary pHyLyte Injection pH 7.4 (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 1, USP) should be used with caution. Excess administration may result in metabolic alkalosis. Caution must be exercised in the administration of Veterinary pHyLyte Injection pH 7.4 (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 1, USP) to patients receiving corticosteroids or corticotropin. Do not administer unless solution is clear and seal is intact.

You can use the Jorvet Infusion Set for administration of this solution.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    181758
  • Generic Name
    Sodium Chloride, Sodium Gluconate, Sodium Acetate, Potassium Chloride, and Magnesium Chloride
  • For Use With
    Dog, Cat & Horse
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Vetivex
  • Administration Form
    Injection
  • Brand
    Dechra
  • Product Form
    Solution
  • Health Condition
    Dehydration
  • Drug Type
    Electrolyte
Ingredients
Ingredients

Each 100 mL of solution contains: 526 mg Sodium Chloride, 502 mg Sodium Gluconate, 368 mg Sodium Acetate Trihydrate, 37 mg Potassium Chloride, 30 mg Magnesium Chloride.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

As directed by a veterinarian. Dosage is dependent upon the age, weight and clinical condition of the patient as well as laboratory determinations.

Storage Instructions

Exposure of pharmaceutical products to heat should be minimized. Avoid excessive heat. It is recommended the product be stored in the moisture barrier overwrap at room temperature 77°F; brief exposure up to 104°F does not adversely affect the product.

FAQ

What is Vetivex pHyLyte Solution?

Vetivex pHyLyte Solution can be used as a source of water and electrolytes. It is capable of inducing diuresis, depending on the clinical condition of the patient. It can also produce a metabolic alkalinizing effect. It is also compatible with blood or blood components. It may be administered prior to or following the infusion of blood through the same administration set (i.e. as a priming solution), added to or infused concurrently with blood components, or used as a diluent in the transfusion of packed erythrocytes.

How is this medication given?

Solution should be warmed to body temperature prior to administration and administered at a slow rate. Do not add medication to this solution unless directed by your veterinarian.

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